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《殞月》 - 星野之宣 : 假如月亮消失!?

舍妹旅台帶回來兩套星野之宣的作品 - 《星艦迷踪》和《殞月》。前者故事只達C級科幻橋段,似乎是星野糊口之作,可以不提。不過後者又再次發揮星野之宣獨有的人文氣息硬科幻,非常推薦。

殞月》(ムーン・ロスト, The Moon Lost) 原連者於2003-2004年的月刊アフタヌーン。故事始於突然發現有巨大殞石衝向地球,其威力足可令全人類滅絕。在無計可史之下,人類只有兵行除著利用未經證實的M-Theory製造超小型黑洞射向殞石以圖減少其質量而令其軌道改變。後來計畫雖成功,但因計算偏差而令殞石撞向月球,令她被小型黑洞吞噬而從始消失。

失去了數十億年伙伴的地球變得不穩定,自轉軸高速改變。北美洲向北移變成新極點,全球氣候大轉變。人類逃過殞石一刧,但氣候的反覆令整個地球變成地獄。為令人類文明免於滅絕,歐洲諸國展開了「歐羅巴計劃」,要把和月球質量及大小相若的木星衛星 - 「歐羅巴」(Europa) 帶到地球軌道上成為新月亮以穩定自轉軸及天氣。不過美國因成為新極點而變成寒冬之國,如「歐羅巴計劃」成功,美國永久成為北極點,大部份土地成冰封之地,所以極力阻止計劃。

善於引用神話和故事對比的星野之宣引用了希臘神話中宙斯(Zeus)垂涎Phoenician公主Europa美色,而化身成公牛把Europa誘拐故事,令故事增添幾份詩意。充滿電影感的鏡頭調度亦是星野之宣拿手好戲,人類眼澄澄的看著月亮突然消失時的那份驚恐,伊斯蘭諸國看著印在其國旗和象徵其信仰的月亮永久消失的那種惘然令人印像深刻。而主角茱蒂眼看的自己母親和月亮同時消失,很有對比效果。


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《大都會》

上周六零晨12:20am 播出了大友克洋在2001年的動畫電影《大都會》(Metropolis, メトロポリス) 。這作品改編自已故日本漫畫之神手塚治虫先生受到科幻界經典 - Fritz Lang 在 1927 年的 《大都會》(Metrópolis)影響而在 1949 年繪畫的同名漫畫作品。本身,手塚先生在繪畫該漫畫時仍未看過 Fritz Lang 的黑白默片電影,只被其刊在雜誌中的劇照所吸引而借題發揮,所以兩者內容完全風馬牛不相及。但在動畫電影版中,大友克洋則把默片電影及漫畫很多元素重新結合,並注入濃厚大友克洋的個人風格。可以說,這作品是柔合了二代經典日本動漫畫大師及三代東西科幻大師風格。效果十分精彩有趣。

內山美佳已對這片作出很詳細的分析,我也不想班門弄斧。提起貝羅 (ペロ ,片中被派協助俊作和健一的機械警察) ,他的樣貌令我想起電腦奇俠,而起初情節則令我想起 Issac Asimov 長篇作品《鋼窟》(The Caves of Steel, 1954) 中的丹尼爾 (R. Daneel Olivaw,R.表示機器人) ,他被殺的那幕,令我想起 Animatrix 。他不能反抗人類,又令我想起 Asimov 的機械人三大定律。很喜歡俊作和健一到大都會警察局局長辦公室後的大黑魚,也很喜歡蒂瑪(ティマ) 的寶座室那佈滿黑圓管地板及牆壁。亦在此貼上由 Dan Gibson 所作 Ray Charles 演譯,在捷古拉特崩塌時(ジグラット) 放出的《I can’t stop loving you》:

I can’t stop loving you
So I’ve made up my mind
To live in memory
Of such an old lonesome time

I can’t stop wanting you
It’s useless to say
So I’ll just live my life
In dreams of yesterday.

Those happy hours
That we once knew
Though long ago,
They still make me blue

They say that time
Heals a broken heart
But time has stood still
Since we’ve been apart

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“Contact” again

I would like to write here again that “Contact” is my most most favorite movies even after several years. Coz the main character Ellie Arroway, acted by Jodie Foster, had display a prefect person that I want to be in my life. Totally stubborn but very tough, And got a great passion on what she dream of. She is really my idol and what a real scientist should be in my mind.

Here is some quote from the movie and to every people who have ever dreaming for searching truth.


Drumlin: What’s wrong with science being practical, even profitable?

Palmer: Nothing, as long as your motive is the search for truth, which is exactly what the pursuit of science is.


Drumlin: I know you can’t see it now, but I’m doing you a favor.

Ellie: That’s great.

Drumlin: You’re far too promising a scientist to be wasting your gifts on this nonsense.

Ellie: Look, I don’t consider what could potentially be the most important discovery of the human race nonsense, ok? There’s 400 billion stars…

Drumlin: …And only two probabilities. One, there is intelligent life out there but it’s so far away you’ll never contact it in your lifetime, and two…

Ellie: You’re making a decision…

Drumlin: …Two, there’s nothing out there but noble gases and carbon compounds, and you’re wasting your time. In the meantime, you won’t be published, you won’t be taken seriously, and your career will be over before it’s begun.

Ellie: So what? It’s my life!


David Drumlin: I know you must think this is all very unfair. Maybe that’s an understatement. What you don’t know is I agree. I wish the world was a place where fair was the bottom line, where the kind of idealism you showed at the hearing was rewarded, not taken advantage of. Unfortunately, we don’t live in that world.

Ellie Arroway: Funny, I’ve always believed that the world is what we make of it.


Executive: We must confess that your proposal seems less like science and more like science fiction.

Ellie Arroway: Science fiction. You’re right, it’s crazy. In fact, it’s even worse than that, it’s nuts. You wanna hear something really nutty? I heard of a couple guys who wanna build something called an airplane, you know you get people to go in, and fly around like birds, it’s ridiculous, right? And what about breaking the sound barrier, or rockets to the moon? Atomic energy, or a mission to Mars? Science fiction, right? Look, all I’m asking is for you to just have the tiniest bit of vision. You know, to just sit back for one minute and look at the big picture. To take a chance on something that just might end up being the most profoundly impactful moment for humanity, for the history… of history.


Michael Kitz: Your having sent this announcement all over the world may well constitute a breach of national security.

Ellie Arroway: This isn’t a person-to-person call. You can’t possibly think that a civilization sending this kind of message would intend it just for Americans.

Michael Kitz: I’m saying you might have consulted us; obviously, the contents of this message could be extremely sensitive.

Ellie Arroway: You want to classify prime numbers?


Palmer Joss: What are you studying up there?

Ellie Arroway: Oh, the usual. Nebulae, quasars, pulsars, stuff like that. What are you writing?

Palmer Joss: The usual. Nouns, adverbs, adjective here and there.


[Ellie challenges Palmer to prove the existence of God]

Palmer Joss: Did you love your father?

Ellie Arroway: What?

Palmer Joss: Your dad. Did you love him?

Ellie Arroway: Yes, very much.

Palmer Joss: Prove it.


Ellie Arroway: Dad, do you think there’s people on other planets?

Ted Arroway: I don’t know, Sparks. But I guess I’d say if it is just us… seems like an awful waste of space.


Palmer Joss: By doing this, you’re willing to give your life, you’re willing to die for it. Why?

Ellie Arroway: For as long as I can remember, I’ve been searching for something, some reason why we’re here. What are we doing here? Who are we? If this is a chance to find out even just a little part of that answer… I don’t know, I think it’s worth a human life. Don’t you?


Alien: You’re an interesting species, an interesting mix. You’re capable of such beautiful dreams and such horrible nightmares. You feel so lost, so cut off, so alone, only you’re not. See, in all our searching, the only thing we’ve found that makes the emptiness bearable is each other.


Ellie Arroway: I had an experience, I can’t proof and can’t explain, but everything that I know as a human being, tells me that it was real. I was giving something wonderful, that changed me forever. A vision of the universe, that tells us undeniably, that we belong to something that is greater then ourselves, and that none of us are alone.


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Bush 連任宣言

昨晚我聽到電視新聞報導 Bush 上任宣言,真的有點震驚。

So it is the policy of the United States to seek and support the growth of democratic movements and institutions in every nation and culture, with the ultimate goal of ending tyranny in our world.

或者事實證明,所謂民主國家也只是披著羊的狼皮。想起了《銀英傳》中的特留尼西特, sigh…….


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Return of The King Extended Edition

Finally, the full sets of Lord of The Ring Extended Edition (12 DVDs) was arrived! Wow! ^O^ And I have just finished the Extended Edition (EE) of Return of The King. After compared the price of the local edition and the amazon’s region 1 edition, I decided to order it from amazon before X’mas.

As many know, the EE of Return of The King add 50 mins more on the theatre edition. Many very short new scene have been added. The first long new scene I saw is the death of Saruman. While Peter Jackson don’t play the chapter of The Scouring of the Shire in the original novel, Saruman need to be died in Isengard. It’s hard to describe how amazing when I first saw the Minas Tirith in the theatre. The EE also add few more amazing shot of the great white city. ) Many shot are added to describe the thought of few characters, likes the self-abasement of Theoden, the guilt of Gandalf on sending Frodo to an impossible journal and the adamantine of Aragorn.

The one I would like to complain is the scene of the conversation between Eowyn and Merry. Eowyn was tried to take Merry to Gondor and hide in the Rohan army. However, she took off her helm during the conversation which let every body know a girl was in the army. Besides, the EE never explain why Denethor is so insane and even don’t mention that he also own a Palantíri. Another big bug is that it didn’t mention why all the horses disappear and the number of soldier drop a lot suddenly during Aragon fight in front of the Black Gate.


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I’m back

Yes, I’m back but now in Zhuhai again. I had arrived HK around 4:30am on 5th July (I saw Greece holding the cup when I back home) and online around 6:00am. But I’m busy to setup my photo gallery and haven’t wrote anything til now. So, I haven’t mention that where I have gone. I take some AL and goto Silk Road for vacation. From 26th June to 4th July, “9″ days trip. And I haven’t online for more then 9×24 hours - my new record.

Indeed, I decided I should have a vacation this summer long time ago but never confirm the date and location. One of my choice is London. Coz I would like to watch Les Miserable again. A Musical trip which is attractive enough to make me throw out everything and take a real rest. But Raymond and Danny, my friends in PolyU Drama Society, ask me if I would like to goto Silk Road with them in mid-June. Then I decide postpone my Musical trip to next year.


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失眠、養生、健康……

哈!又是這樣!每次辛勞趕工完畢,以為疲倦會乞令帶我早點入睡,結果反而百般思緒湧上心頭而久久不能入 寐。原以為未有放在心上的事又突然湧現。我不慣於去淡忘,或者從不喜歡去淡忘。我就是那種「閒來回頭回望去追憶去,邊笑邊哭喝啖酒」的那種人。

結果昨晚一口氣把近幾月進度慢得近乎停頓【 Lord of The Rings】讀了近四章,讀完了第三冊 (Gandolf 帶著 Pinpin 趕去 Minas Tirith) ,也下載了中文譯版去翻看因字太深而未能完全理解的幾個小節。

我的腦子總是沒有一陣子可以停下來,總是有一大堆東西在轉來轉去。早前【 鏗鏘集】大談養生,提到一位 OL 因為工作壓力太大而令身體出現問題。長期對著電腦,每晚工作至最早八時多,回家了還工作或想著工作的事,睡前腦袋未有安寧,很典型香港人的情況。我雖不是一位工作狂 (不過也有些朋友這樣地稱呼我,其實我只能說是一個電腦狂、偶會執於完成一些責任及總未能把自己工作時間和私人時間分開的偏執狂罷了!),但生活方式也有過之而無不及。就算不是忙工作,腦中仍有一大堆無謂事在轉過不停,所謂閒時讀物和電影也仍以思考性為主。有時我總會懷疑自己人生中究竟有幾多時閒可以叫放鬆。當然,這種說法有點誇張。但偶然我也會想想是否把自己拉得太緊,想了又想,結果腦袋又多了件東西在轉。

結果那位 OL 轉了另一份工,準時回家,回家後也不在對住電腦。那特輯也介紹了幾位因為身體出現各種毛病而改變生活方式學習氣功、Yoga 等活動的人。現時我的身體還未出現什麼嚴重問題,但體力早已大不如前,飛蚊症、睡眠質素差這些問題當然有。但如果說到要大改生活方式,我仍不以為以。減少用電腦時間這項自然是不太可能。我也不太願意因為要放鬆自己而減少思考的時間。

我倒算叫喜歡和欣賞老子的學說,但實從未有接納過當中一些思想。大概我一直都信奉每個人都是人生舞台的一個角色。大角色又好,小嘍囉又好,對這場戲都有一定作用。沒有配角,主角亦發揮不了光芒。 沒有失敗者的教訓,也沒有成功的機會和可貴。可以做到大角色可能是好事,但最重要的是找到自己的角色和做好的角色。不求成功,只求有用心去盡力去做過,這大概就是我對自己人生的要求和目的。

Zunix 曾說到我原來是個浪漫主義者,有趣的是在9types.com的心理分析中,我得分最高的是 Type 4 - Romantic 。我確實就是那種喜歡有些事在心中激蕩的人,受不了停頓,受不了為生存而生存的生活方式。總是需要有些自己相信或享受的事去該自己奮鬥,亦懶於花一秒時間在非與知性有關的事上。

碰巧早前和朋友的聚會,話題頗大部份談到自然療法、『氣功』(括著當然有意思)、水晶、前世今生和 Newage 等等。以前曾有朋友以為我對這類事必抱抗拒心態,大概我經常都對非科學擺出一種不屑的姿態 (其實真正令我不屑的是那些堅信盲從或自視過高的人的態度),但一般我都抱著知多無損的心態去聽。加上講述的人是阿偉 (我對這位朋友的表達能力一向是十分佩服,總會捉到一些很細微的事而將之表達得十分有趣) ,我倒樂意做個拎聽者。談話當中自然又令我將之和以上提到的事串聯運轉。不過令我再次重新檢視自己的是看到兩位朋友(一對夫婦)的疲態,一位大概因為懷孕,一位因為肝有問題。兩位都我中學校友,還記得男的是那時陸運會經常聽到得獎名字的,對他身體出現問題多少有點意外。也剛好接住的週日晚,偶然看到明珠台放的一個關於減肥餐單的,也不免重新思考自己的健康問題。

我很少在意自己的體重。亦基於種種原因,近年對自己重量亦採取懶得去理的心態,但偶然都會想想應該有點節制。上週過磅的重量是 73-74 公斤, BMI 到 23.6 ,對亞洲人來說算過高。開始找到一些理由去調節一下自己的飲食習慣及運動量且看可以堅持多久。當然,不要以為我會去節食,不要以為我找一些減肥餐單的資料,不要以為我走去做 gym 。一方面我對這方面的需要還不高,另一方面亦厭惡一些商業大於實際的無聊事。我只會採取我認為最自然的方法去做。 ;p

P.S. 很多括號、很多支線因為這是非線性年代! XDDD 其實因為我的思緒一向都沒有條理 -P


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Observer and time

Feel days ago, I give a psychological test to my sister. I ask her to guess when she ask me which type am I. She guess 5, the observer or thinker. It is right that I always got many thing in my mind and sometimes I will feel interest to understand how the world work but my mark on type 5 is NOT high. When I saw the description of 5, I remember a story by Zhang Xi Guo (張系國) in his science-fiction collection Music of the Night. (夜曲)

The story is talk about a girl met a strange Taxi driver who lent her a device which can make her time run faster or slower. She need to make her time run slower then others to store some time. Then she turn her time run faster to retrieve she stored when she need time. The driver only ask her to give the device back to him one year later and give all the time remain at that time to him as his revenue.

One year later, the driver told the girl the purpose of collecting so much time. The driver said he had already collect ten thousand years and plan to use it go around the world and read every books in order to the truth of the world.

As most science-fiction about time, you can imagine how they walk around the street and saw every body and thing just stand and stop without any movement. They were similar to god who can observe the world with minimum affect on it. (If they are careful)

When I’m young, I also got a similar thought that it is great if I can read all the books in the world and know every thing. It is really interesting if I got ten thousand years time to do that. But I think I would not got such a kind of patient to be alone for such a long time. Chopping it into a thousand of ten years might be a good idea. ;P


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The Lord of the Swirls and types of woman

In Amaya’s Fotopage, I found some great Debian wallpapers!! "One swirl to rule them all".

From Andrew Lee’s blog, I found a page talk about types of woman.


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Blog 拾趣: CSS Template, *zip 比較, Debian 車 , vim

Amayita 的 blog 找再一張 Debian 車和一張開性別歧視的圖片。

Sun JDK 在 Debian

Torsten Curdt 找到了一篇詳細講解 如何在 Debian 上安 Sun JDK 的文章 ,我記得在台灣 DebianWiki 中也有一篇

圖像化瀏覽歷史

一班 Mac 愛好者開發了一個支援很有趣的追溯瀏覽歷史方式的瀏覽器,把用一個流程圖顯示 你的瀏覽歷史,每個網頁都用其縮圖代表。(SSL 的網頁可以用將縮圖糢糊化或用其他圖示取替) 應該很實用。可惜這瀏覽器只在 MacOS X 上運行。

CSS Template

Gregor J. Rothfuss 看到一個不錯的 CSS 網站, 收集不少 CSS Templates 。該站原只有德文版,現提供了英文版,不過那些 CSS Tempates 似乎還未移過 英文版,所以要拿 template 時要在 url 去刪去 en/

Drupal 主站看到 Gnome Angalore ,有不少篇排似乎值得借鏡。

gzip 對 bzip2 對 rzip

另外,亦由 Planet Apache 看到幾個人在為 gzip 、 bzip2 及 rzip 做表現測試。似乎 rzip 都是一個不錯的壓縮工具。

Ent!?

這張相片上的是樹人嗎!?

vim

由某個 blog 看到 vim 也不一定文字編輯器。


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星星

心血來潮走去看自己很久以前的一個個人網站,看到一段很久以前由《銀河英雄傳說》節錄出來的句子:

那些星星經歷過數億、數十億年的生命。早在人類誕生之前就一直閃爍著光輝,在人類滅絕之後,它們仍會繼續綻放著光芒吧?人的生命連星星一瞬間的光輝都不及。這是自古以來人們就明白的事情。然而,認識到星星的永遠和人世的一瞬的是人不是星星。

中學時代,我偶然會很喜歡望向蔚藍有些白雲的天空或滿天星星的夜空。我從來不懂得看星,但她令我想起每顆星其實只是很遠很遠的太陽,或者比太陽大幾百幾千幾萬倍的恆星。一切煩惱事和浩翰的宇宙相比,只是雞毛蒜皮的小事。哈,我這幾年似乎忘了很多往日自我開解的方法。


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第十大行星及 LoTR Musical

有留意其他新聞都知終於成功發現第十大行星 Sendra 。和冥王星一樣,Sedra 的軌道並非和其他八行星同一平面。

Sedna 本身是 Inuit (住在加拿大北部,即愛斯基摩人)神話中的女海神,亦掌管動物, 特別是海豹之類。而神話中,海豹、海獅及鯨魚是由 Sedna 的手指變成。

另一樣有趣的是 Lord of The Rings 會被改編成三小時半的音樂劇, 預計將在明天於倫敦公映。原著中有很多詩和短歌,改編成音樂劇也可能不 錯。不過 orkut 有不少人都覺得難以想像如 LoTR 變成意樂劇會變成怎樣, 有人亦不敢想像 Orcs 唱歌的情景。

另外,我在上周六把手上的 notebook ,換了 2.6.4 。


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Jogging and english novel

I have begin to jog every morning when I’m in zhuhai. I’m not intent to lose some body fat but having some sport is better for me. I wish I can keep it.

Besides, I think I haven’t mention that I had already finish the fellowship of the rings last week. Ok, I know I’m very slow but it is a good start for me. Have I told that I haven’t read more then 2 chapter of any english novel since I left my secoundary school (I can only finish tech/sci english book). LoTR is already a record for me and I sure that it will be my first finished english novel.

With the help of PDA, I think I will keep finish at least 1 english fiction per 2 month in future.


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Fellowship of the Ring

My progress on LoTR is pretty slow. I have already finished the book I (that Frodo reach Rivendell) before the lunar new year. But I spend some time to read the chinese version of the Book I to re-cap some detail that I miss. ;P I just finish the chapter IV of Book II, A Journey in the Dark. Now they are being attacked by orcs and troll in Moria. Ho, the fall of gandralf is near.


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debianhk theme

Created a new theme named debianhk based on Interlaced, can display 3 cols on front page, 2 cols in other pages.

Add a new user role translator who can do the translation jobs for DebianHK.

Finish chapter 8 of LoTR Book I - The Fog of Barrow-downs yesterday night. The hobbits have arrived the Prancing Pony Inn. But I try to go back and read the Prologue.


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More Books arrived

Last time, I have told you that I have order some books form Amazon. Some of them have arrived recently. They include The Missing Piece meets the Big O, the second series of The Missing Piece I mention last time, Effective Project Management, Web Site Usability, The Usability Engineering Lifecycle and Bugs in Writing.

U know, my mum and my sister pretty enjoy the missing piece series. However, my dad read nothing but only the price of the book. >_< OK, u can imagine what his reaction.

The Book Bugs in Writing talk about the common mistakes , on grammar or style, that always existed in the articles written by techno people. Yup, I would like to improve my English writing, so I bought it. Let see whether I have any improve! ^_*


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Contact

I have bought Carl Sagan’s Contact today. Indeed, I never finish a serious english fiction (Except those in book list of sec. school) although I have bought some in past. Hey, it is really painful if you need to ask help from your dict several for just a paragraph. Once I was really interesting on cyberpunk culture (Umm.. about 94-95) I have bought a electronic dict in order to minimize the pain and try to read Wiliam Gibson’s Neuromancer. But, of course, I have finually withdraw it before the end of the first chapter.

You can say that Contact is one of my favourite movies. I really love the main charactor - Ellie Arroway, acted by Jodie Foster. Coz it really reflect something about me. Especially when her professor Drumlin scolded her that her stubborn on SETI would only kill her career, She responsed, “So what? It’s my life!”.


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瑟斯‧艾弗莉的 21 日

有想過生存是為了什麼嗎?來自星野之宣 (Yukinobu Haoshino) 短篇漫畫集星塵之旅 (StarDust Memories) 中的一個故事 - 瑟斯‧艾弗莉的 21 日就曾引起我對生存意義的一些聯想。

故事女主角瑟斯因所乘撘的調查般意外爆炸而流落行星林登,種種原因令救援隊要最少 21 後才能到達。要獨個兒在陌生星救生活廿多天對瑟斯本不是什麼一件很難的事,但她慢慢察覺到在這星系的生物之生物時鐘走得異常地快。只消兩天,瑟斯就老了差不到十年。即是說她等不 到救援隊來到就已老死了。面對這悲慘的事實,瑟斯決定到用逃生艇上的培養器為自己複製一個女兒出來。瑟斯利用壓縮學習機教曉小瑟斯一切需要的知識及技能就去了。而小瑟斯亦照老瑟斯的吩咐複製出第三代的瑟斯。就在這短短的 21 天,瑟斯就經歷了三代。第三代瑟斯到最後成為唯一被獲救者,但在她的回憶並不是短短 21 天的獨自生活,而三代…….

妳還能得救!過了 21 天救援隊來了,你就能得救! 可是我呢? 如果我是妳 …….. 媽媽! 我是為什麼來到這世上的? 只為了養育這小孩? 我沒有過去! 也沒有未來! 只為了存活數日的一生… 太殘酷了!

小瑟斯


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譚劍 及斷章

早排提過譚劍…去過佢網站,係佢個留言冊寫左幾句野… 竟然收到回覆,不過令我覺得最得意既係.. 佢又係開始玩緊 Linux 。

譚劍呢個名最早應該係係新雅兒童故事創作比賽 - 科幻組中知道。我有段時間每年都有買個比賽既得獎作品集,譚劍係呢個比賽既常客,仲係最後一屆以『黃昏的人』囉左冠軍。個比賽停左之後,比較少機會見到佢既作品。不過上年回歸之後幾日,突然係書報攤見到叫『虛擬未來』既書,作者寫住係『譚劍』。當時都唔係太記得邊個打邊個,只係記得譚劍應該係最後一屆新雅比賽既冠軍定亞軍。Anyway.. 點都好.. 都係香港少有既科幻小說作家,咁就買左返屋企。一開始就因為 張系國既序而先煲完『斷章』,其他搞到最近先得閒睇番晒。

『斷章』可謂我讀過譚劍所有作品中最喜歡既一個。故事係過主角同佢班師兄弟由細到大一路都被佢地師父迫去練劍,但只有主角最用心,因而招其師兄弟妒忌,最終引致大家為爭奪劍譜自相殘殺而死剩佢一個。但係主角發覺一切切都只係佢地師父一手安排既測試。當時地球因為核戰而變得唔可以住人,佢地師父想籍劍去選出一個人同一位一早安排好既夏娃一齊返去地球,喚醒係地底冬眠既人類,共同重建地球,成為眾人的救世者。不過主角痛恨其師父既擺佈,今佢同一齊長大既師兄弟自相殘殺,對所謂故鄉既地球亦無感情。結果佢將太空船同夏娃毀滅,選擇孤獨地留在他出生的星球,『創造』真正自己的命運。

個結局真係好震撼,主角既選擇無疑係一個死路。無論佢點『創造』命運最終都逃不過孤獨終老人類滅絕既結果,反而乖乖咁接受安排同夏娃返回地球做救世者先係唯一生路,但主角仍然作出呢個咁『愚蠢』既決擇。究竟人生存係世上係為別人定係為自己而生?


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小說世紀

最近出左本 以小說為主題既月刊 …. 係香港呢個文化沙漠敢出本咁既野都算佢 ……. 不過有張小嫻壓陣… $15 .. 都或者做得住。當然我買既原因唔係因為 張… just for 譚劍 …本野有兩篇科幻小說都係一集完 .. 一篇 譚劍 .. 一篇 宇無名 …或者有先入為主.. 會覺得 譚劍 那篇好一點 ….

譚既”魔神傳說” 係講述 下世紀初有個新慶宗教- 魔神教 (Moses, 犘西.. 玩變音..不過個中文名都幾精景) .. 其教旨只有一個 … 相信當電腦網絡發展到一個程度.. 電腦會變成一個有強大自我意識既個體… 醒覺變成一個神…擁有全宇宙最高智慧 …帶人類進入一個新紀元 .. 講真.. 呢種宗教係將來真係出現都唔算係一件怪事 … ( 以人類既宗教歷史睇唻) 故事結局既電腦癱瘓更加係耐人尋味得唻.. 亦都幽人類一默 … 究竟係根本個病毒只係 destory 所有電腦系統.. 定係當時電腦真係成為左神.. 但以睇見人類既愚昧都不屑做人類既主宰而頓身而去呢?…. 當人人都為將被電腦統治而擔憂.. 而電腦反而覺得人類連做佢既傀儡都不配.. 好大既諷刺。文筆上.. 雖然宇無名既 “幸福由這裡開始” 比較好… 佈局技巧都唔錯.. 但到底都係 Total Recall 既變體.. 玩唔出乜新意….


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